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Definition of Jigger

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Jigger Jig"ger, n. [A corrupt. of chigre.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, or Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.
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Jigger Jig"ger (j[i^]g"g[~e]r), n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small red mites (esp. Tetranychus irritans and T. Americanus) which, in the larval or leptus stage, burrow beneath the skin of man and various animals, causing great annoyance. [Southern U. S.]
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Chigoe Chig"oe, Chigre Chig"re, n. [Cf. F. chigue, perh. fr. Catalan chic small, Sp. chico; or of Peruvian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of flea (Pulex penetrans), common in the West Indies and South America, which often attacks the feet or any exposed part of the human body, and burrowing beneath the skin produces great irritation. When the female is allowed to remain and breed, troublesome sores result, which are sometimes dangerous. See Jigger. [Written also chegre, chegoe, chique, chigger, jigger.] Note: The name is sometimes erroneously given to certain mites or ticks having similar habits.
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Dandy Dan"dy, n.; pl. Dandies. [Cf. F. dandin, ninny, silly fellow, dandiner to waddle, to play the fool; prob. allied to E. dandle. Senses 2&3 are of uncertain etymol.] 1. One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb. 2. (Naut.) (a) A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set. (b) A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen. 3. A dandy roller. See below. Dandy brush, a yard whalebone brush. Dandy fever. See Dengue. Dandy line, a kind of fishing line to which are attached several crosspieces of whalebone which carry a hook at each end. Dandy roller, a roller sieve used in machines for making paper, to press out water from the pulp, and set the paper.

Meaning of Jigger from wikipedia

- Jigger (bartending), used to measure out a jigger (1.5 US fluid ounces) of liquor Pallet jack, used to lift and move pallets Hydraulic jigger, a hydraulically...
- Johnson (1871–1935), better known as Jigger Johnson (also nicknamed Wildcat Johnson, Jigger Jones, or simply The Jigger), was a legendary logging foreman...
- "jigger boss" providing jiggers of whiskey to Irish immigrant workers who were digging canals in the U.S. Northeast. The style of double-ended jigger common...
- Tunga penetrans (commonly known as a jigger or jigger flea, but also known as chigoe flea, nigua, or sand flea) is a parasitic insect found in most tropical...
- Jigger Cruz (born September 12, 1984) is a Filipino painter. Cruz was born on September 12, 1984 in Malabon City in Metro Manila. He graduated with a Bachelor...
- A hydraulic jigger is a hydraulically-powered mechanical winch. From the mid-19th century, hydraulic power became available throughout the increasingly...
- mizzen. Jigger-mast: typically, where it is the shortest, the aftmost mast on vessels with more than three masts. Sections: jigger-mast lower—jigger topmast—jigger...
- Jiggers may refer to: Jiggers, an Iggy Arbuckle character Jiggers, alleyways in Liverpool, like chares in North-east England Tunga penetrans, an aquatic-related...
- The ice jigger also known as prairie ice jigger, or prairie jigger, is a device for setting a fishing net under the ice between two ice holes, invented...
- process. Common machinery used in the batch dyeing process include the jigger dyeing machine, winch dyeing machine, jet dyeing machine and beam dyeing...